complementary therapy

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complementary therapy

A therapy that is not part of current standard medical practice, which is used in addition to conventional treatments.

Complementary therapy

A therapy is called complementary when it is used in addition to conventional cancer treatments.
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If significantly more Americans are using some form of complementary therapy, it is imperative that nurses have a knowledge base of a variety of therapies in order to assist clients with decision making related to the therapies.
In the complementary therapy suite |with wife Judith and Teesside Hospice clinical team leader Yvonne Cochrane 040315HOSPICE_05 IAN MCINTYRE
For those interested in developing their talents in aromatherapy, reflexology, body massage and other complementary therapy techniques, the college is offering prospective students the opportunity to study three courses for the price of two.
The evidence seems to be stacking up in favour of complementary therapy.
The complementary therapy that I receive is so valuable, but it's just one piece of the jigsaw.
Complementary therapy is a supportive service of non-medical treatments used alongside conventional medicine to enhance symptom control and improve the quality of a patient's life.
This is where complementary therapy, such as Bowen, comes into its own.
The research was carried out between 2009 and 2013 and in that time, two-thirds of women went into spontaneous labour as the result of complementary therapy.
In addition day care is provided at Hafan Menai in Bangor and complementary therapy at the community complementary therapy clinics.
A COMPLEMENTARY therapy service for cancer patients has been launched at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital.
BIRMINGHAM Metropolitan College is recruiting students for complementary therapy courses at its refurbished James Watt Campus on Aldridge Road, Great Barr.

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